Michael is a Core Security Analyst at ReliaQuest. He has over a decade of experience in various cyber security and IT roles. He holds a Masters Degree in Cyber Security and is accredited through SANS for the GCFA, GCIA, and GOSI certifications. At ReliaQuest he was one of the first two SOC Analysts/Engineers and became the first SOC Manager as the team grew. In his current role, he focuses on threat hunting, playbook development, tabletops, deep dive investigations, and responding to active breaches or incidents for ReliaQuest’s customer base.
Do you and your team want to start proactively threat hunting in your environment? If so, it’s time to dive into the threat hunting steps below, starting with performing research on what you want to hunt for before digging into the data. It can be tempting for security teams to want to dive right in without a […]
Automation has become an imperative for many security teams to increase efficiency and effectiveness. It’s an opportunity to eliminate the noise, reduce low brain tasks, and increase fidelity so the team can focus more energy on events of interest. At the same time, if you’re not careful in your approach to automation, your team may […]